The military’s spokesperson defended a 30-million kyats Tatmadaw donation to a controversial nationalist group by calling the group necessary for Myanmar Buddhists.
Being fugitive for two years, U Pyinya Wuntha was arrested by Yangon police after attending a prayer rally in support of ultranationalist monk U Wirathu, who remains at large.
U Phyo Min Thein said he initiated the prosecution of U Wirathu this time for defaming the national government.
Police searching Mandalay, Yangon for U Wirathu after warrant issued under sedition law.
Buddhist Nationalists gathered around and stormed into buildings lawfully hosting Ramadan services in South Dagon Township, shutting them down until further notice.
With an election looming, we can only expect their hate-mongering to intensify
March 11, 1975, saw the passing of U Thein Maung. His campaign to force Westerners to respect local customs by removing their shoes at Buddhist pagodas opened a new front in the nationalist
Researcher Ko Nyi Nyi Aung training villagers to view cave systems as key part of local ecosystems